[ 2 syll. ib ] The baby boy name Ib is also used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is AYBIY or IHB †. Ib is a Scandinavian name of Hebrew origin. Ib is a Scandinavian pet form of the name Jakob (English, German, and Scandinavian) as well as a variant of the name Jacob (Dutch, English, German, and Scandinavian).
Ib is not regularly used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names. Within the group of boy names directly linked to Ib, Jacob was the most frequently used in 2012.
† English pronunciation for Ib: AY as in "side (S.AY.D)" ; B as in "be (B.IY)"